***Students Please take Note***
No classes week of Sunday August 25th- Tuesday September 4th
Donna will be on vacation : )
**Wishing Everyone a Wonderful Labor Day weekend!**
Sunday September 8th "Club Night ": ,at Sons of Italy 2075 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park NY
Music mix of Latin, Hustle, West Coast Swing, Country two step, some smooth
Free Intermediate Hustle lesson from 6:30pm-7:15pm open dancing from 7:15pm-10:30pm $20
Friday September 27th : "Workin the Westie" West Coast Swing Event at Sons of Italy 2075 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park NY
Special Guest DJ Vernon Smith !
Intermediate embellishment class taught by Lynne Gambone
Beginner class taught by Donna DeSimone
DJ's Donna DeSimone & Vernon Smith: WCS, Hustle & Country two step
Both Workshops 7:30pm-9:00pm open dancing 9pm-11:30pm ..more info below
NEW BEGINNER HUSTLE, WEST COAST SWING & COUNTRY TWO STEP CLASSES
email , text or call to reserve a spot
New Fall Classes
NEW Beginner Hustle & West Coast Swing classes
starting Thursday September 19th:
Excaluber Dance studio: 290 Broad Hollow rd, Melville
7:00pm-8:00pm: Beginner Hustle
8:00pm-9:00pm: Beginner West Coast Swing
Attitudes in Motion: 756 Old Bethpage rd, Old Bethpage NY11804
New Beginner Bronze Country Two Step: 6 week course
September 22nd- October 27th
All 1 hour Group classes: $15
Take 3 group classes in one week, 3rd class $10
2019 Fall schedule
MONDAY & FRIDAY
Breakin Out Ballroom, 427 B West Main Street, Patchogue NY 11772:
Private lessons by appointment only.
TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, SUNDAY
Attitudes in Motion classes & Privates lessons:
756 Old Bethpage Rd. Old Bethpage NY 11804
Tuesdays: 7:30pm-8:30pm Intermediate Hustle
Tuesday: 8:30pm-9:30pm Slow Intermediate , (Hustle class Started March 19th 2019)
Wednesday: 7:45pm-8:45pm Inter/Advanced Hustle,
Wednesday: 8:45pm-10:00pm Intermediate/Advanced West Coast Swing
Sundays: 1:00pm-2:15: Advanced Hustle
Sunday: 2:30pm-3:30pm: Beginner Country Two Step starting 9/22/19
Excalibur Dance Studio, 290 Broad Hollow Rd. Melville NY 11747
Thursday: Private 5pm-7pm call for appointment.
New Group classes starting Thursday September 19th 2019
7:00pm-8:00pm: Beginner Hustle
8:00pm-9:00pm: Beginner West Coast Swing
Privates lessons by appointment only in all locations. Need 48 hr notice of all cancellations or will be charged for lesson.
Private lesson 55 mins.
1 person private: $75.00
2 person private $80.00
Group class is $15.00 pay as you go.
Group class discount: take 2 classes at regular price of $15.00 in one week all classes after that is $10.00. Group lessons run from 1 hour -1 hr 15 mins.
Sunday September 8th at Sons of Italy, 2075 Deer Park NY
(First or second Sunday of the month)
6:30pm-7:15 complimentary Inter. Hustle lesson
Open Dancing 7:15pm-10:30pm: Hustle, Latin, West Coast Swing Smooth & Country Two step
Cash Bar, Large tables for seating, reserve a table for 6 or more people. Light snacks, Fruit bowl, Cheese & Crackers , Veggie platter & dessert $20
Future dates: 10/ 6/19: Oktoberfest Dance Jam with Louis Del Prete .... 11/10/19: .... 12/1/19: Holiday kick off party with: Lori Ann Greenhouse:
Hustle & Latin team performance
Donna has been teaching dance since 1976. Her knowledge of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyric, Broadway Theater, Ballroom and Marital Arts has greatly influenced her Hustle & West Coast dancing with an athletic elegant style.
Donna Competed in Ballroom for 8 years and has many amateur and professional titles in Hustle, American & International Ballroom including USBC American Rhythm Champion.
Donna went on to choreograph for dance tours to China, Italy, Florida, Hershey Park, Carnegie Hall (“Cole Porter’s 100th Birthday Celebration” and “An invitation to Dance” with the NY Pops Orchestra). You can also see her on Cable TV “Touch Dancing” with Alfonzo.
Currently Donna resides on Long Island NY where she teaches dance and runs monthly Hustle, West Coast Swing and Ballrooms dances under the name “The DancXchange” and “Workin the Westie” in Suffolk and Nassau counties.
Since 1993 Donna has been the Ballroom Entertainment Director and agent for the “Stardust Dance Weekends” and Stardust Cruises.
Donna DeSimone holds many Championship Dance Competition Titles and is the recipient of Numerous Awards for her contribution to the Art of Dance
Her Credits include Theater work, television work, Choreography, and Event Production. Donna has a Lifetime of experience to share
Performing Arts Instructor for over 3 decades. Dance expert in the Social Dances of Ballroom, Latin, Hustle and West Coast Swing. Entertainment Director for Stardust Dance Weekends since 1993.
Full Bio on request
1985 Virginia State Amateur Rhythm Champion
1986 USBC Rhythm Champion
1990 1st Place Zachary's Dance Contest: Mambo
1991 1st Place: Tri-State Dance Championships : Hustle/Mambo
2002 Swing Fling Hustle & West Coast Swing 1st Place
2005-2006 1st Place Professional Just Hustle :
"World Hustle Championships" Hustle Congress
2006 1st Place Theater Arts Hustle : "Hustle Congress"
2006 1st Place: Hustle Congress Team Challenge
2010 1st Place Hustle Congress :LI Dance Force Hustle Champions
2017 1st Place Hustle Congress: Long Island Swustle Team
In appreciation for taking Social Dancing to a new caliber and your promotion of it by example to the Hustle World at large. For your iconic presence in the World of Dance.
2007 ISDA "Augie & Margo Rodriquez Award presented by Billy Fajardo & Katie Marlow
2010 Hustle Congress: " Inspirational Icon Award" presented by Lori Brizzi
2011 World Hustle: " Christopher M. Nardone Award" presented by Diane Nardone.
2018 Stardust Productions: 25 Years of Service for Outstanding vision, dedication, commitment to excellence
2018 Dance Talk Magazine on line poll won title of "Favorite Female Hustle dancer"
2019 Disco America "Hall of Fame Award"
Huntington Moose Lodge, 631 Pulaski Rd , Greenlawn NY & Sons of Italy 2075 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park NY
West Coast Swing Event with workshops Level 1 & Level 2 : 1 1/2 hr workshop: 7:30pm-9:00pm & Dance 9:00pm-11:30pm.
Pricing: $22.00 Workshop only, $12.00 Dance only, $27.00 for both. Dance is a mix of WCS, Hustle & Country
Huntington Moose Lodge in Greenlawn NO DANCE in August ,September 27th, October 25th, November 22nd, December 27th
Sons of Italy, 2075 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park NY
Latin, Hustle, West Coast Swing & Country Two step, some smooth.
Free Hustle lesson 6:30pm-7:15pm,
Dance 7:15pm- 10:30pm. Cash Bar, tables for seating, Snacks, fruit bowl, cheese crackers & dessert
Future Dates: starting in August moving to 1st & 2nd Sunday of the month
September 8th, October 6th, November 10th , December 1st
Weekend Getaways: Friday -Sunday
New Location: Villa Roma Resort starting in 2019
Rates starting at $375.00 pp includes:
Lodging, 7 meals, 2 Cocktail parties/open bar/wine,champagne, over 50 workshops, Entertainment nightly, Dancing in 4 venues, Top Nite club shows each evening.
www.stardustdance.com please mention Donna DeSimone when registering.
November 16th-18th 2018
2019 Dates at NEW LOCATION
Villa Roma Resort: 356 Villa Roma Road, Callicoon NY 12723
September 13th-15th 2019 &
February 4th- February 14th 2020
Costa Luminosa: 10 nights, departs from Ft Lauderdale Florida
Naussau Bahamas, Amber Cove,, Ocho Rios Jamacia, Dominican Republic, Grand Cayman Island, Mahogany Bay, Roatan Cozumel Mexico
Mention Donna DeSimone when booking your reservation
Stardust 2020 Destination Cruise
September 4th-13th 2020
8 Days /7 Night Cruise & 3 Day /2 Night Land .
Departure Port: Barcelona, Spain
Itinerary: Barcelona, Marseille, Savona, Napoli, Palermo, Ibiza
Land Destination: 3 Days/2 nights in Barcelona, Spain
email us: email@example.com
For complete brochures on all events
call 800 537-2797 , Outside the US & Canada
more info to come